Located near Centura Health in Avon right off of I-70. An innovative natural science learning campus for residents and visitors of the Eagle Valley. Free and open to the public.

318 Walking Mountains Lane, Avon, CO 81620

Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola on Vail Mountain out of Lionshead Village, Vail. All visitors must have a pass to ride the gondola. Free and open to the public with valid gondola pass.
Nestled along Gore Creek near the Betty Ford Alpine Garden and Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail Village.
601 Vail Valley Drive, Vail, CO 81657

Walking Mountains Blog

Meet our 2020 Summer Staff!

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jun 4, 2020 8:51:00 AM
Our summer staff for 2020 has arrived! Every year we welcome seasonal staff to work in diverse roles of the organization. Three positions that we hire for are: Naturalists, who work directly with..
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Topics: Earth Keepers, Nature Discovery Center, Vail Nature Center, Walking Mountains Science Center, Employment, Internship, Staff Spotlight

Free Vail Snowshoe Tours Daily!

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jan 9, 2013 12:19:50 PM
Walking Mountains provides naturalist guided snowshoe tours from the Nature Discovery Center on top of Vail Mountain and from the Science Center in Avon!
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Topics: Nature Discovery Center, Snowshoe

It's a Great Time for Birders in Vail

Posted by Walking Mountains on Apr 22, 2011 9:53:40 AM
Vail bird enthusiasts - join us at the Vail Nature Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30am for a morning bird walk. (June - mid August). We'll walk through the meadows and woods along the Gore..
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Topics: Nature Discovery Center, Birding